Adam Haupt
Adam Haupt is professor of media studies at the Centre for Film & Media Studies, University of Cape Town
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/ 14 May 2007

We dare not erase ‘race’ from debate

There has been much debate at the University of Cape Town since Professor David Benatar’s inaugural lecture on Justice, Diversity and Affirmative Action several weeks ago. Benatar essentially argues that ”race is a lazy proxy for disadvantage” and that affirmative action ”does not succeed”, writes Adam Haupt.